Help support the
Detroit St. Patrick’s Parade!


Mike Kelly, UIS President & Jason Raithel, 104.3 WOMC at the Family Fun Zone

The United Irish Societies proudly presented Detroit St Patrick’s Parade Family Fun Zone, the only place you can view the parade from grandstands in a reserved, family friendly area.  Located at the beginning of the parade route on the northeast corner of Michigan Avenue & 6th Street.

For 2023, Jason Raithel from 104.3 WOMC, hosted for the Family Fun Zone!

We look forward to seeing everyone here in 2024!


*Activities available before start of Parade

  • Irish entertainment*
  • Irish step dancing lessons*
  • Face Painting*
  • Paws & Roary* 12:30 pm – 12:50 pm
  • Private restroom facilities
  • Coffee, hot chocolate, water & donuts
  • Heated grandstand view

Your proof of purchase will provide access to both reserved parking for 1 passenger vehicle (just 2 blocks away off Howard and 6th Street) and your entrance to the Family Fun Zone.

The Family Fun Zone is opened from 11:30 am – 3:30 pm.


There are not any Inflatable amusements available as of insurance requirements.

Please, no pets, coolers, liquid containers, alcohol or tobacco.

Please show proof of purchase (printed or electronically) for access to reserved parking and the Family Fun Zone.


Hosted by the United Irish Societies (UIS) (a 501 C3 charity).

Questions – Amber Avig –